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- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 18.99
Paula Gooder is an honorary lecturer at the University of Birmingham, Canon Theologian at Birmingham Cathedral, a Reader in the Church of England, and a member of General Synod. She is the author of A Way through the Wilderness (2009) and the best-selling Lent course, Lentwise (2010), and is coauthor of the Pilgrim course (2013). more...
- James Clarke & Co 2015; US$ 33.00
With the subject of the atonement of Christ attracting such a lot of polemical work at this time, it is easy to conclude that the current debate is generating more heat than light. 'Atonement Theories' presents the beginning student, pastor, or researcher with an accessible and fair treatment of every school of thought on this subject.'Atonement... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2015; US$ 91.72
The purpose of this comprehensive sourcebook by David W. Chapman and Eckhard J. Schnabel is to publish the extra-biblical primary texts that have been cited as relevant for understanding Jesus' trial and crucifixion. The texts in the first part deal with Jesus' trial and interrogation before the Sanhedrin, and the texts in the second part concern Jesus'... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
Can the different pictures of Jesus in the New Testament be reconciled? Or are they simply simulations, the products of a virtual Gospel? 'Simulating Jesus' argues that the gospels do not represent four versions of one Jesus story but rather four distinct narrative simulacra, each of which is named "Jesus". The book explores the theory and evidence... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 39.95
After centuries of persecution, oppression, forced migrations, and exclusion in the name of Christ, the development of a Jewish "Quest for the Historical Jesus" might seem unexpected. This book gives an overview and analysis of the various Jewish perspectives on the Nazarene throughout the centuries, emphasizing the variety of German voices in... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Being divine seems to entail being omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent, but the New Testament portrays Jesus as having human properties. It seems logically impossible that any single individual could possess such mutually exclusive sets of properties. A Kryptic Model of the Incarnation aims to provide a critical reflection of these challenges and... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 38.00
This is a detailed examination of the theological innovations of Kevin Vanhoozer and John Franke. Each proposes that doctrinal and systematic theology should be re-cast in the light of postmodernity. No longer can Christian theology be foundational, or have a stable metaphysical and epistemological framework. Vanhoozer advocates a theo-dramatic reconstruction... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The centre of gravity of contemporary Christianity has shifted to the southern hemisphere where, with the exception of Latin America, almost all Christians are minorities in their home countries. Christians in Asia live amongst Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Shamanist or Taoist majorities and this context shapes the local Christian theology. The same is... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus? resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus? resurrection to be literal or historical, but instead would have recognized this narrative... more...